LIFESTYLE: Talk series – An evening with Rosanna Davison – Montenotte Hotel Cork

LIFESTYLE: Talk series – An evening with Rosanna Davison – Montenotte Hotel Cork

27 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Montenotte Event Series Launches with a Wellbeing & Nutrition Evening presented by Rosanna Davison Renowned model and more recently author and nutrionist, Rosanna Davison, will be coming to Cork’s Montenotte Hotel, on Wednesday, 14 June for the first in the hotel’s “An Evening With …” series. With quite […]

EAST CORK: Garryvoe beach reopens to swimmers after water quality improves

EAST CORK: Garryvoe beach reopens to swimmers after water quality improves

26 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Swimming can now resume at Garryvoe Beach, East Cork. It follows a second satisfactory water quality sample by Cork County Council. The local authority then consulted with the HSE, who were satisfied that the water quality had indeed returned to “excellent” grade.  This means that the bathing water prohibition […]

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

26 May 2017 David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   Five public hospitals in Cork are participating in the National Patient Experience Survey, a new nationwide survey asking patients for their views on hospital care. These hospitals include Mercy University Hospital, Bantry General Hospital, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Mallow General Hospital, and Cork University Hospital. With an estimated […]

HEALTH: National Conference for Healthcare Assistants to take place in Marymount Hospice Cork

HEALTH: National Conference for Healthcare Assistants to take place in Marymount Hospice Cork

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The fourth National Conference for Healthcare Assistants will be held in Marymount University Hospital and Hospice, Cork on Friday 23rd June 2017. The topic for this year is “Embracing the Heart of Neurology”. Topics on the day include –Motor Neurone Disease, Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and speakers […]

HOMELESS CRISIS: Children presenting to Garda stations ‘shameful’ – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

HOMELESS CRISIS: Children presenting to Garda stations ‘shameful’ – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

25 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has expressed his concern and dismay as it emerged this morning that 12 homeless families were told to present to Garda stations as no emergency beds were available. The Cork South-Central TD said: “Emergency accommodation is […]

HEALTH FUNDRAISER: Cork bands – including The Frank and Walters – lend support to Midleton school fundraiser

HEALTH FUNDRAISER: Cork bands – including The Frank and Walters – lend support to Midleton school fundraiser

21 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie When: Thursday, May 25th Where: Midleton CBS Sports Hall On Thursday, May 25th, Cork bands The Frank and Walters, Goldfish Syndrome and August Walk will take to the stage in Midleton and play a special fundraising concert to raise crucial funds for two Midleton CBS students. The fundraising […]

EMOTION OF FEAR IS REGULATED BY BACTERIA: Cork Scientists Uncover a Role for the Microbiome in Regulating Fear Responses

EMOTION OF FEAR IS REGULATED BY BACTERIA: Cork Scientists Uncover a Role for the Microbiome in Regulating Fear Responses

16 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie New research has shown that the microbiome, the collective trillions of bacteria within the gastrointestinal tract, regulates fear responses and modifies the brain function of adult mice. The research, from scientists at the Science Foundation Ireland-funded APC Microbiome Institute at University College Cork, shows at least in animal […]

CORK CITY: Cork LGBT Awareness Week begins

CORK CITY: Cork LGBT Awareness Week begins

16 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The first time the LGBT flag was flown from a public building in Ireland, was in Cork back in 2014. That was before passing of the same-sex marriage referendum the following year. The rainbow flag flew over City Hall again yesterday, to mark the beginning of this years […]

HEALTH: Minister must address situation of non-consultant doctors working as consultants – says Cork opposition TD

HEALTH: Minister must address situation of non-consultant doctors working as consultants – says Cork opposition TD

16 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Recruitment and retention of staff must be Minister Harris’ first priority – says Cork opposition TD Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher (Cork North Central) has said that patient safety cannot be guaranteed as a result of the decision of the HSE to appoint doctors who have […]

‘Cork Training Centre’ celebrates 10th anniversary – providing Biopharma training at Carrigaline Industrial Park, Crosshaven Road

‘Cork Training Centre’ celebrates 10th anniversary – providing Biopharma training at Carrigaline Industrial Park, Crosshaven Road

15 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Training Centre Biopharma facility is one of the two training centres run by Cork ETB. It is located in Carrigaline Industrial Park, Crosshaven Road, Carrigaline, Co. Cork within 20 minutes of all of the major Life Sciences manufacturers in Cork. The current building footprint approximately is approximately […]

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